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Relaxed Requirements Under the First Category of Specified Skilled Worker Visa

Last April 2019, the National Diet or Legislature of Japan implemented a major change in the immigration policies of Japan which used to provide stringent requirements for foreign nationals who aspire to land a job in the country. Based on the amended immigration control act, a new residence visa status is introduced under the “Specified Skilled Worker Visa.”

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February 3, 2020

Specified Skilled Worker Visa Comes In Two Categories

Known to many countries across the globe, the Land of the Rising Sun is currently experiencing a workforce setback as a result of its aging population and low birth rate over the years. Consequently, quite a number of industries and sectors in Japan are highly affected by the issues on chronic labor shortage.   The fourteen identified fields

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February 3, 2020

Majority of Japanese Citizens Agree to Enhance Living Conditions of Foreign Workers in Japan

The Land of the Rising Sun is currently experiencing an influx of foreign travel enthusiasts across different parts of the globe. It is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations not only in Asia but all over the world. Amidst the tourism boom, Japan is also suffering from chronic labor shortage as a result of its aging population

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January 15, 2020

Foreigners Now Allowed to Work in Food and Beverage Companies in Japan on Full Time Basis

In recent years, it cannot be denied that Japan is suffering from severe labor shortage as a result of its aging population due to low birth rate and a decline in inward migration. The Japanese government undertook several measures to address the problem on workforce setback. One of the most remarkable steps is the amendment of the country’s

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January 15, 2020

Japanese Government Seeks to Attract More Skilled Workers In Fourteen Identified Sectors

In view of Japan’s shrinking and aging population as a result of the country’s low birth rate and a decline in inward migration, various sectors and industries in the Land of the Rising Sun are currently suffering from chronic labor shortage. Among these establishments, fourteen specific sectors are said to suffer the worst form of workforce setback as

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January 14, 2020

Specified Skilled Worker Visa Paves Way for Less Educated Foreigners to Work in Japan

With the current labor problems that Japan is dealing with as a consequence of its aging population and low birth rate, the Japanese government is aiming to implement measures to address the shortage of manpower in their country. One of the most important steps that the National Diet or Legislature undertook last April 2019 was the amendment of

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January 14, 2020

Overcoming Homesickness While Working in Tokyo

The Land of the Rising Sun is regarded as one of the top tourist destinations worldwide .Year in and year out, Japan attracts hundreds of thousands of globetrotters and travel enthusiasts from different countries abroad. A number of foreign sojourners come to visit the country in order to enjoy its awe inspiring tourist attractions try out a wide

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December 4, 2019

Aisin Seiki Co. Abolishes Low Priority Meetings and Dress Codes to Increase Employee Satisfaction

The Japanese are regarded worldwide as among the most hardworking people across the globe. They are known for their professionalism and dedication to their job. Last month, with the initiative of Microsoft Japan, they started to cut off the number of work days in a week to four and minimize as much as possible the conduct of meetings

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December 3, 2019

Filipino Health Care Professionals are In Demand in Japan

At present, one of the greatest challenges that the Land of the Rising Sun has to deal with chronic labor shortage as a consequence of the country’s shrinking and aging population due to low birth rate and a vast decline in inward migration. It cannot be denied that there are apparently fourteen identified labor sectors that are facing

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November 18, 2019

Japanese Government to Impose Heavy Penalties on Employers Responsible for Undocumented Foreign Interns

It cannot be denied that the Land of the Rising Sun is currently experiencing a chronic labor shortage as a result of low birth rate and a decline in onward migration. One of the social issues that Japan has to deal with is its aging population and lack of a strong labor force especially in the fourteen identified

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November 12, 2019